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County Recorder-Clerk leads coalition to $1.8 million grant

The Federal Voting Assistance Program announced an award of $1.8 million to a coalition of 13 California counties, headed by El Dorado County. The funds are slated to enhance the absentee voting process for military and overseas citizens. The coalition will begin transmitting ballots electronically to up to 20 thousand American voters either stationed or residing overseas in time […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 27 – Nov. 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: That’s nuts Oct. 27: A Hazelnut Circle resident reported a grand theft from his vehicle. Free pass Oct. 27: A thief entered an unlocked, unattended vehicle parked on Harvard Way and stole several items. Fight Oct. 27: Two 18-year-old men reportedly got into a […]

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Holocaust survivor shares story of determination

Marion Blumenthal, seen here at age 7, survived six-and-a-half years in refugee, transit and prison camps during Nazi Germany's occupation of Europe. Courtesy photo

Holocaust survivor and author of “Four Perfect Pebbles” Marion Blumenthal Lazan will share her experiences and a message of hope and tolerance at two local events. Lazan, 76, survived six-and-a-half years in refugee, transit and prison camps during Nazi Germany’s occupation of Europe. Her family of four — mother Ruth, father Walter, brother Albert and […]

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No buses on Veterans Day

El Dorado Transit will not operate on Friday, Nov. 11, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Normal operations will resume on Saturday, Nov 12.  For a complete schedule of El Dorado Transit holidays call (530) 642-5383 or visit eldoradotransit.com.

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Don’t let winter burn you up

CAMINO – “Heating your home safely is key to having a worry free winter. We are always here to respond if you need us but preventing a fire in the first place is the best option. Below are some winter heating safety tips that can save you time, money and possibly your life” advises Unit Chief […]

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El Dorado Community Foundation helps seniors

The El Dorado Community Foundation breaks new ground by picking up the pieces of the fallout of federal and state funding through grants to fund critical senior services in El Dorado County. A total of $43,00 to fill the gap in funding left behind in the wake of state and federal budget cuts is being […]

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Seniors celebrate Halloween

Joyce and Harold Kiser

Who can resist a Halloween party? Not El Dorado Hills’ seniors, who dressed up and hammed it up for the camera at their Halloween party at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. Seniors1 Joyce and Harold Kiser Seniors2 Millie Smith Seniors3 101-year-old Doris Lockness Seniors4 Carol and Rob Harris

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »